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Causal effect of health on labor market outcomes : evidence from a random assignment iron supplementation intervention (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Causal effect of health on labor market outcomes : evidence from a random assignment iron supplementation intervention, conducted in 2002 in Indonesia. ... See More +

Brief 81211 AUG 14, 2013

Thomas, Duncan; Duncan, Elizabeth; Friedman, Jed Disclosed

Psychological health before, during, and after an economic crisis : results from Indonesia, 1993-2000 (English)

The 1997 Indonesian financial crisis resulted in severe economic dislocation and political upheaval. Previous studies have established the detrimental consequences for economic welfare, physical health, and child education. ... See More +

Journal Article 77612 FEB 01, 2009

Friedman, Jed; Thomas, Duncan Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 23 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: Decentralizing Eligibility for a Federal Antipoverty Program: a case study for China, by Martin Ravallion; mental health pattern and consequences: results from survey data in five developing countries, by Jishnu Das, Quy-Toan Do, Jed Friedman, and David McKenzie; psychological health before, during, and after an economic crisis: results from Indonesia, 1993-2000, by Jed Friedman and Duncan Thomas; infrastructure and public utilities privatization in developing countries, by Emnanuelle Auriol and Pierre M. ... See More +

Publication 64745 JAN 01, 2009

Ravallion, Martin; Das, Jishnu; Do, Quy-Toan; Friedman, Jed; McKenzie, David; Thomas, Duncan; Auriol, Emmanuelle; Picard, Pierre M.; Bacha, Edmar L.; Holland, Márcio; Gonçalves, Fernando M.; Budina, Nina; van Wijnbergen, Sweder; Oostendorp, Remco H. Disclosed

Psychological health before, during, and after an economic crisis : results from Indonesia, 1993 - 2000 (English)

The 1997 Indonesian financial crisis resulted in severe economic dislocation and political upheaval, and the detrimental consequences for economic welfare, physical health, and child education have been previously established in numerous studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4386 NOV 01, 2007

Friedman, Jed; Thomas, Duncan Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 10(1) (English)

How important to India's poor is the sectoral composition of economic growth? Martin Ravallion and Gaurav Datt Is debt crisis history? Recent private capital inflows to developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 15465 JAN 31, 1996

Ravallion, Martin; Datt, Gaurav; Dooley, Michael; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Kletzer, Kenneth; Montiel, Peter J.; Ainsworth, Martha; Beegle, Kathleen; Nyamere, Andrew; Benefo, Kofi; Schultz, T. Paul; Fevisetan, Bamikale J.; Thomas, Duncan; Maluccio, John Disclosed

Fertility, contraceptive choice, and public policy in Zimbabwe (English)

Zimbabwe has invested massively in public infrastructure since independence in 1980. The impact of these investments on demographic outcomes is examined using household survey data matched with two community level surveys. ... See More +

Journal Article 77113 JAN 01, 1996

Maluccio,John; Thomas,Duncan Disclosed

The impact of the quality of health care on children's nutrition and survival in Ghana (English)

It is critical, especially during periods of budget restraint, to identify the beneficiaries of social sector investments and the extent to which these investments influence the development process. ... See More +

Publication LSM106 APR 30, 1995

Lavy, Victor; Strauss, John; Thomas, Duncan; De Vreyer, Philippe

Contraceptive choice, fertility, and public policy in Zimbabwe (English)

The determinants of contraceptive use in Zimbabwe are examined using individual-level survey data in conjunction with two special community surveys. ... See More +

Publication LSM109 FEB 28, 1995

Thomas, Duncan; Maluccio, John

Public policy and anthropometric outcomes in Cote d'Ivoire (English)

Using data from Cote d'Ivoire, this paper examines the impact of public policies on three anthropometric outcomes: height for age and weight for height of children as well as body mass index of adults. ... See More +

Publication LSM89 AUG 31, 1992

Thomas, Duncan; Lavy, Victor; Strauss, John

Gender differences in household resource allocations (English)

Using household survey data from the United States, Brazil, and Ghana, the authors examine the relationship between paternal education and child height, an indicator of health and nutritional status. ... See More +

Publication LSM79 JUN 30, 1991

Thomas, Duncan

The demand for personal travel in developing countries (English)

Due to a general lack of knowledge concerning personal and rural travel in poor countries which creates difficulties in assessing transport projects, this study attempts to dispel some of the ignorance surrounding this subject. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper INU1 AUG 31, 1987

Deaton, Angus; Thomas, Duncan; Neelin, Janet; Bhattacharya, Nikhilesh; INU Disclosed